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Annual Renewal Fee and Pro Hac Vice Fee Increase

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On May 28, 2020, the United States District Court for the Central District of California issued General Order No. 20-07, which instituted an annual renewal fee of $25 for every attorney who has been a member of the Bar of the Central District of California for at least one year and increased the pro hac vice fee to $500. 

Beginning in 2020, this annual renewal fee of $25 is due on September 1 of each year for all attorneys admitted to the Court’s Bar before September 1 of the prior year.  Attorneys who fail to pay the annual renewal fee by September 30 will be subject to removal from the rolls of the Court’s Bar and must reapply for membership under Local Rule 83- and pay the full fee for admission in order to practice before this Court.   The fee must be paid online through the Court’s website at


Kiry K. Gray
District Court Executive/Clerk of Court